A History Lesson
Love in Numbers
On this Day
Most Popular
Love Quotes
100
This emperor banned marriage for young Roman men, thinking single men made better soldiers
Who is Claudius II?
100
This is the percentage of Americans that celebrate Valentine's Day.
What is 62%?
100
This is Jenn O’s retirement destination which, became a state in 1859.
Where is Oregon?
100
Names the three common ways Americans celebrate Valentine's day
What are sending greeting cards and flowers, giving candy or gifts, and enjoying romantic dinners?
100
In the movie 'The Princess Bride', Wesley often professed his love of Princess Buttercup through this conciliatory statement
What is "As you wish"?
200
This is the name of the raucous ancient Roman fertility festival held in mid-February
What is Lupercalia?
200
Christmas aside, more greeting cards are sent on Valentine’s Day than any other holiday. The volume tops this impressive number.
What is One Billion?
200
A labor union leader is born (1913). After rising through the ranks to become president of the teamsters in 1957 and serving time in prison, this man disappeared from a parking lot of a Detroit restaurant in 1975.
Who is Jimmy Hoffa?
200
These are the most popular Valentine gifts
What are candy and flowers?
200
James Joyce quipped “Love loves to love love”. Name the two parts of speech used to form this sentence.
What is a noun and a verb?
300
The first written Valentine greeting appeared in this century
What is the 15th?
300
More than 35 million of these are sold each year as Valentine's Day gifts.
What are heart-shaped boxes of chocolate?
300
More than half a century after Jenn O’s retirement destination became a state on 2/14. So did this one where now, some of the Learning Strategy team members live.
Where is Arizona?
300
This percentage of Americans splurge on jewelry each year
What is 20%?
300
“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies” was coined by this ancient Greek philosopher.
Who is Aristotle?
400
People in Great Britain had begun exchanging Valentine cards or letters during this century
What is the 17th?
400
The weeks leading up to February 14 are a great time to be a professional Gardener. They will produce this many roses in a typical year.
What is 220 million?
400
Wearing a triple strand of pearls and a red wool dress befitting Valentine’s Day in 1962, she led a virtual tour of the Whitehouse that aired on CBS and NBC, earning her an honorary Emmy Award.
Who is Jaqueline Kennedy?
400
Americans spend this astounding amount of money on jewelry as a gift for Valentine's Day.
What is $4 billion?
400
This Jewish author and Holocaust survivor who said “The opposite of love is not hate; it’s indifference”.
Who is Elie Wiesel?
500
The first mass-produced holiday cards emerged in the U.S. during this decade
What is the 1840's?
500
Complete the following sentence: Altogether, Americans spend --- each year for an average of --- per person
What is $20 billion and $130?
500
In 1779, this accomplished British explorer was killed in retaliation for holding Hawaiian King Kalaniopuu hostage.
Who is Captain James Cook?
500
A recent survey revealed that as many as --- couples are likely to get engaged on February 14.
What is 6 million?
500
In the novel 'The Princess Bride', author William Goldman described love in many ways. Name the descriptor that completes this sentence: “Love is many things, none of them…”
What is "logical"?
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